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de Haan, W. (author), de Vries-van der Weij, J. (author), Mol, I.M. (author), Hoekstra, M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Pregnane X receptor (PXR) agonism has been shown to affect multiple steps in both the synthesis and catabolism of HDL, but its integrated effect on HDL metabolism in vivo remains unclear. The aim of this study was to evaluate the net effect of PXR agonism on HDL metabolism in ApoE*3-Leiden (E3L) and E3L.CETP mice, well-established models for...
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de Haan, W. (author), van der Hoogt, C.C. (author), Westerterp, M. (author), Hoekstra, M. (author), Dallinga-Thie, G.M. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective: In addition to lowering low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol, statins modestly increase high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol in humans and decrease cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) mass and activity. Our aim was to determine whether the increase in HDL depends on CETP expression. Methods and results: APOE*3-Leiden ...
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van der Hoorn, J.W.A. (author), de Haan, W. (author), Berbée, J.P.P. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Rensen, P.C. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Objective - Niacin potently decreases plasma triglycerides and LDL-cholesterol. In addition, niacin is the most potent HDL-cholesterol- increasing drug used in the clinic. In the present study, we aimed at elucidation of the mechanism underlying its HDL-raising effect. Methods and Results - InAPOE*3Leiden transgenic mice expressing the human...
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Pols, T.W.H. (author), Ottenhoff, R. (author), Vos, M. (author), Levels, J.H.M. (author), Quax, P.H.A. (author), Meijers, J.C.M. (author), Pannekoek, H. (author), Groen, A.K. (author), de Vries, C.J.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
NR4A nuclear receptors are induced in the liver upon fasting and regulate hepatic gluconeogenesis. Here, we studied the role of nuclear receptor Nur77 (NR4A1) in hepatic lipid metabolism. We generated mice expressing hepatic Nur77 using adenoviral vectors, and demonstrate that these mice exhibit a modulation of the plasma lipid profile and a...
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Hendriksen, P.J.M. (author), Freidig, A.P. (author), Jonker, D. (author), Thissen, U. (author), Bogaards, J.J.P. (author), Mumtaz, M.M. (author), Groten, J.P. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The present research aimed to study the interaction of three chemicals, methyl mercury, benzene and trichloroethylene, on mRNA expression alterations in rat liver and kidney measured by microarray analysis. These compounds were selected based on presumed different modes of action. The chemicals were administered daily for 14 days at the Lowest...
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van der Hoogt, C.C. (author), de Haan, W. (author), Westerterp, M. (author), Hoekstra, M. (author), Dallinga-Thie, G.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Jukema, J.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In addition to efficiently decreasing VLDL-triglycerides (TGs), fenofibrate increases HDL-cholesterol levels in humans. We investigated whether the fenofibrate-induced increase in HDL-cholesterol is dependent on the expression of the cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP). To this end, APOE*3-Leiden (E3L) transgenic mice without and with the...
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Post, S.M. (author), Groenendijk, M. (author), van der Hoogt, C.C. (author), Fievet, C. (author), Luc, G. (author), Hoekstra, M. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Staels, B. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
OBJECTIVE - High-density lipoprotein (HDL) plays a key role in protection against development of atherosclerosis by reducing inflammation, protecting against LDL oxidation, and promoting reverse cholesterol transport from peripheral tissues to the liver for secretion into bile. Cholesterol 7α-hydroxylase (Cyp7a1) catalyzes the rate-limiting step...
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Delsing, D.J.M. (author), Post, S.M. (author), Groenendijk, M. (author), Solaas, K. (author), van der Boom, H. (author), van Duyvenvoorde, W. (author), de Wit, E.C.M. (author), Bloks, V.W. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
The present study was designed to investigate the lipid-lowering properties and mechanisms of action of a new HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, rosuvastatin, in female ApoE*3-Leiden transgenic mice. Mice received a high fat/cholesterol (HFC) diet containing either rosuvastatin (O [control], 0.00125%, 0.0025%, or 0.005% [w/w]) or 0.05% (w/w)...
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Duivenvoorden, I. (author), Teusink, B. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Hepatic VLDL and glucose production is enhanced in type 2 diabetes and associated with hepatic steatosis. Whether the derangements in hepatic metabolism are attributable to steatosis or to the increased availability of FA metabolites is not known. We used methyl palmoxirate (MP), an inhibitor of carnitine palmitoyl transferase I, to acutely...
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Heijboer, A.C. (author), van den Hoek, A.M. (author), Pijl, H. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Corssmit, E.P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aims/hypothesis: The present study was conducted to evaluate the effects of central administration of melanotan II (MTII), a melanocortin-3/4 receptor agonist, on hepatic and whole-body insulin sensitivity, independent of food intake and body weight. Methods: Over a period of 24 h, 225 ng of MTII was injected in three aliquots into the left...
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Heijboer, A.C. (author), Donga, E. (author), Voshol, P.J. (author), Dang, Z.C. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Corssmit, E.P.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Fasting readily induces hepatic steatosis. Hepatic steatosis is associated with hepatic insulin resistance. The purpose of the present study was to document the effects of 16 h of fasting in wild-type mice on insulin sensitivity in liver and skeletal muscle in relation to 1) tissue accumulation of triglycerides (TGs) and 2) changes in mRNA...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Grefhorst, A. (author), van Dijk, T.H. (author), Hammer, A. (author), van der Sluijs, F.H. (author), Havinga, R. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Romijn, J.A. (author), Groot, P.H. (author), Reijngoud, D.J. (author), Kuipers, F. (author)
Liver X receptor (LXR) agonists have been proposed to act as anti-diabetic drugs. However, pharmacological LXR activation leads to severe hepatic steatosis, a condition usually associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes mellitus. To address this apparent contradiction, lean and ob/ob mice were treated with the LXR agonist GW-3965 for...
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Gautier, T. (author), Masson, D. (author), Jong, M.C. (author), Pais De Barros, J.P. (author), Duverneuil, L. (author), Le Guern, N. (author), Deckert, V. (author), Dumont, L. (author), Bataille, A. (author), Zak, Z. (author), Jiang, X.C. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Lagrost, L. (author)
ApoCI (apolipoprotein CI) is a potent inhibitor of plasma CETP [CE (cholesteryl ester) transfer protein]. The relevance of apoCI overexpression as a method for CETP blockade in vivo was addressed in the present study in CETPTg/apoCITg mice (mice expressing both human CETP and apoCI). Despite a significant reduction in specific CETP activity in...
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Clish, C.B. (author), Davidov, E. (author), Oresic, M. (author), Plasterer, T.N. (author), Lavine, G. (author), Londo, T. (author), Meys, M. (author), Snell, P. (author), Stochaj, W. (author), Adourian, A. (author), Zhang, X. (author), Morel, N. (author), Neumann, E. (author), Verheij, E. (author), Vogels, J.T.W.E. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Afeyan, N. (author), Regnier, F. (author), van der Greef, J. (author), Naylor, S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Integrative (or systems biology) is a new approach to analyzing biological entities as integrated systems of genetic, genomic, protein, metabolite, cellular, and pathway events that are in flux and interdependent. Here, we demonstrate the application of intregrative biological analysis to a mammalian disease model, the apolipoprotein E3-Leiden ...
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Post, S.M. (author), Groenendijk, M. (author), Solaas, K. (author), Rensen, P.C.N. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective-Cholesterol 7α-hydroxylase (cyp7a1) catalyzes the rate-limiting step in conversion of cholesterol to bile acids. To study the relationship between bile acid biosynthesis and triglyceride metabolism, we cross-bred mice lacking cyp7a1 on a hyperlipidemic APOE*3-Leiden background. Methods and Results-Female mice received a chow or...
article 2004
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Price, R.J. (author), Scott, M.P. (author), Walters, D.G. (author), Stierum, R.H. (author), Groten, J.P. (author), Meredith, C. (author), Lake, B.G. (author), TNO Voeding (author)
The effect of thiabendazole (TB) on some rat hepatic xenobiotic metabolising enzymes has been investigated. Male Sprague-Dawley rats were fed control diet or diets containing 102-5188 ppm TB for 28 days. As a positive control for induction of hepatic xenobiotic metabolism, rats were also fed diets containing 1457 and 10,155 ppm butylated...
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Mandard, S. (author), Zandbergen, F. (author), Nguan, S.T. (author), Escher, P. (author), Patsouris, D. (author), Koenig, W. (author), Kleemann, R. (author), Bakker, A. (author), Veenman, F. (author), Wahli, W. (author), Müller, M. (author), Kersten, S. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The fasting-induced adipose factor (FIAF, ANGPTL4, PGAR, HFARP) was previously identified as a novel adipocytokine that was up-regulated by fasting, by peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor agonists, and by hypoxia. To further characterize FIAF, we studied regulation of FIAF mRNA and protein in liver and adipose cell lines as well as in...
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Rezaee, F. (author), Maas, A. (author), de Maat, M.P.M. (author), Verheijen, J.H. (author), Koopman, J. (author), Gaubius instituut TNO (author)
Many epidemiological studies suggest that elevated plasma fibrinogen concentrations form one of the most important independent risk factors in blood for cardiovascular disease and particularly atherosclerosis in humans. To clarify the effect of genetic factors, diets and their interactions on plasma fibrinogen concentrations, we examined plasma...
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Voshol, P.J. (author), Koopen, N.R. (author), de Vree, J.M.L. (author), Havinga, R. (author), Princen, H.M.G. (author), Oude Elferink, R.P.J (author), Groen, A.K. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Background/Aims: Mdr2 P-glycoprotein deficiency in mice (Mdr2(-/-)) leads to formation of cholesterol/cholesterol-depleted bile and reduced plasma HDL cholesterol. We addressed the questions: (1) does HDL in Mdr2(-/-) mice normalize upon phospholipid and/or cholesterol feeding, and (2): is the Mdr2(-/-) liver capable of handling excess dietary...
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Mensenkamp, A.R. (author), Teusink, B. (author), Baller, J.F.W. (author), Wolters, H. (author), Havinga, R. (author), van Dijk, K.W. (author), Havekes, L.M. (author), Kuipers, F. (author), Gaubius Instituut TNO (author)
Apolipoprotein E (apoE)-deficient mice develop hepatic steaatosis and show impaired very low density lipoprotein (VLDL)-triglyceride (TG) secretion. These effects are normalized on the introduction of the human APOE3 gene. To assess whether this apoE effect is isoform specific, we studied hepatic lipid metabolism in mice expressing either APOE3...
article 2001
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